Certain roles in movies and TV shows require significant transformations from the actors. For example, Ralph Fiennes, as Lord Voldemort, spent more than two and a half hours in make up every day. And Jared Leto had to gain 67 pounds for the movie Chapter 27. No wonder we sometimes don’t even recognize our favorite actors.
We at Bright Side decided to share with you 18 amazing transformations that shocked us all.
1. Betty Suarez — America Ferrera
2. Beast — Dan Stevens
3. Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett — Taryn Manning
4. Mr. Wong — Eddie Murphy
5. Jess Day — Zooey Deschanel
6. Rustin “Rust” Cohle — Matthew McConaughey
7. Caesar — Andy Serkis
8. Daisy Mason — Sophie McShera
9. Walter White — Bryan Cranston
10. Sue Heck — Eden Sher
11. Jamie Sullivan — Mandy Moore
12. Blanca Flores — Laura Gómez
13. Pepper — Naomi Grossman
14. Ovid — Halle Berry
15. Nurse Noakes — Hugo Weaving
16. Mark David Chapman — Jared Leto
17. Krall — Idris Elba
18. Winston Churchill — Gary Oldman
Were you surprised to see any of these actors playing such unusual characters? What is your favorite transformation? Share your opinion with us in the comments below!
Preview photo credit Matt Baron / BEImages/EAST NEWS, 20th Century Fox Television